Thursday, October 11, 2012

Chicago Board of Trade Members: Montague & Company


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By the end of 1900, Gilbert Montague, CBOT Member #3755, was listed as deceased in the CBOT annual report.  George Carhart, #6025, was the company President by this time.  Montague & Company were commission traders on the CBOT.

From The Book of Chicagoans, 1905:

George Tappen Carhart: President. Montague & Co., commission merchants; b. Chicago, Oct. 17, 1871; s. Richard L. and Lucinda A. (Smith) Carhart; ed. public schools; m. Chicago, Sept. 19, 1894, Susie P. Page; 1 daughter: Dorothy Murray. After leaving school in 1888, entered employ of Montague & Co., commission flour, grain, millstuffs, etc., as office boy, and has continued in the same house ever since; incorporated, 1896, and has since been President. Republican. Mason. Office: 6 Sherman St. Residence:
Waukegan, 111.

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